Almost Famous on 95.9 WATD

Independent original music from the emerging Boston and New England scene. The entire 2-hour show can be heard live Tuesday nights from 8-10pm ET on 95.9 WATD in the Boston/South Shore/Cape Cod area, and streaming at 959WATD.com. Almost Famous has been recognized with awards and nominations from the Boston Music Awards, The New England Awards, South Shore Living Magazine, Limelight Magazine, and The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association.

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Episodes

5 days ago

Recorded live on-location at The 2024 Levitate Music and Arts Festival at The Marshfield Fairgrounds. Includes interviews with Lake Street Dive, Gracie Grace and All The Good Boys, Myles Sweeney (Ripe, The Mark King Band, Joe Samba), The Blue Light Bandits, The Rins, Aldous Collins, and a BONUS interview with Ry McDonald of Co-Pilot. Learn more about the Levitate Music and Arts Festival at www.levitatemusicfestival.com. Please note: This interview was recorded off-air from the original broadcast on 95.9 WATD-FM. 

Lainey Dionne (7/2/24)

Tuesday Jul 02, 2024

Tuesday Jul 02, 2024

Grammy considered singer-songwriter performs on the WATD Tiny Stage to promote her latest EP "Heart of a Goddess", a new single "Square One", and an upcoming performance on July 11 at the Friends of Bridgewater Music Alley summer concert series at Blackhat Brew Works in Bridgewater. Learn more at www.LaineyDionne.com.

Steve Lanza Jr (6/25/24)

Tuesday Jun 25, 2024

Tuesday Jun 25, 2024

South Shore singer-songwriter Steve Lanza Jr performs on the WATD Almost Famous Tiny Stage. Learn more at https://www.instagram.com/stevelanzajr_music. 

Addie Dunworth (6/18/24)

Tuesday Jun 18, 2024

Tuesday Jun 18, 2024

Singer-Songwriter Addie Dunworth performs on the WATD Tiny Stage. Learn more about Addie and her music at www.addiedunworthmusic.com. 

Tuesday Jun 11, 2024

Cape Cod-based band Nikki and the Barn Boys perform on the WATD Tiny Stage to talk about their EP "Complicated Love" and promote some upcoming performances. Learn more at www.nikkiandthebarnboys.com. 

Monday Jun 10, 2024

The Friends of Bridgewater Music Alley 2024 Season kicks off on Thursday June 13th at Black Hat Brew Works in Bridgewater. Justin McCauley, VP of FoBMA co-hosts the 8-9PM hour and shares music from this year's roaster. Artists include: Air Traffic Controller, Mountain Weekend, Lainey Dionne, RJ McCarty, Jake Manzi, The Far Out, Drew Angus, Laroy Streat, Eddie Japan, and Cody Nilsen. Learn more about Friends of Bridgewater Music Alley at www.BridgewaterMusicAlley.com and hear a Spotify playlist of all this years performers at https://open.spotify.com/playlist/48qfGTtKCgStLG9emFoiJD?si=6cfcc216ea284035. 

Danny Curtis (6/4/24)

Tuesday Jun 04, 2024

Tuesday Jun 04, 2024

South Shore singer-songwriter Danny Curtis of East Coast Honey performs on the Tiny Stage to talk about his debut single "What's It Worth?". He's also performing at Friends of Bridgewater Music Alley on June 27 with Steve Rondo. Learn more at https://www.instagram.com/theeastcoasthoney. 

Boston Calling 2024 (5/28/24)

Tuesday May 28, 2024

Tuesday May 28, 2024

95.9 WATD was on-site for the entire weekend of Boston Calling 2024 and had a chance to catch up with many of the local musicians who performed this year, including Ward Hayden and the Outliers, Divine Sweater, Senseless Optimism, JVK, Bad Rabbits, Tysk Tysk Task, Kieran Rhodes, Madi Diaz, The Wolff Sisters, Zola Simone and more. We also caught up with a few musicians in the crowd. Learn more about Boston Calling and their dedication to local, independent musicians at www.BostonCalling.com.  

Ward Hayden (5/21/24)

Tuesday May 21, 2024

Tuesday May 21, 2024

Scituate-born Ward Hayden of Ward Hayden and the Outliers performs on the WATD Tiny Stage to talk about their latest album "South Shore" and promote their performance at Boston Calling 2024 on Saturday May 25. Learn more at www.wardhaydenandtheoutliers.com. 

Total Strangers (5/14/24)

Tuesday May 14, 2024

Tuesday May 14, 2024

Total Strangers perform on the WATD Tiny Stage tonight to promote their debut EP out Thursday May 23, with an album release show at Soundcheck Studios in Pembroke. Learn more at www.TotalStrangersMusic.com. 

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